Ted Harris

Assistant Research Professor, Kansas Biological Survey
Primary office:
104B Takeru Higuchi Hall


Academic degrees
Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, 2017
M.S., Natural Resources, University of Idaho, 2012
B.S., Forestry, University of Missouri, 2010
B.S., Fisheries and Wildlife, University of Missouri, 2010

Program affiliation
Reservoir Research Program

Areas of specialization
Harmful algal blooms, cyanobacterial toxins, predictive modeling

Research interests

  • Using large spatially and temporally distributed datasets to examine large-scale ecological changes
  • Harmful algal bloom distribution, abundance and toxicity
  • Real-time and discrete modeling techniques for predicting and forecasting harmful cyanobacterial blooms
  • Quantifying the effects of persistent organic pollutants (including herbicides, pesticides, personal care products, pharmaceuticals, and industrial chemicals) on aquatic ecosystems
  • Effects of nutrient stoichiometry on plankton community dynamics

Please see a list of Ted's publications on his ResearchGate page.

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